In this episode we are talking about Beekeeping in Belfast, A famous Beekeeping Author has passed and What kind of Sugar is good for bees.
Our latest beekeeping podcast. This week we are talking about Less Invasive Beekeeping, Young Chapie beekeepers and Marijuana sting.
We can often find hedgehogs hanging out in our back gardens. But that may not last forever Read on to find out more about why their habitat is disappearing.
I found this clever tip on the beebehavior.com site to keep nine frames easily spaced in a ten frame box. Using only nine frames causes the bees to build out the wax further, and surprisingly you will get more honey than if you used ten frames. Also as the wax extends out further, it’s easier[…]Read More
Can you make a living and still be a Treatment Free Beekeeper, we are honored to welcome Aaron Jennings from Jennings Apiaries on his first guest article. Here are five tips to make money with Treatment Free Beekeeping.
What to Look For During a Hive Inspection? Here are the top things we look for when doing a hive inspection.
In this article we discuss what is a decapping knife, and do you really need one to extract your bees honey?
Went along to check on a hive at the Earthsong, which is an Eco-Neighbourhood project based in Ranui in West Auckland. For more information about this project please check out their web site http://www.earthsong.org.nz It seemed like a great place indeed very peaceful with loads of gardens about. Conny had asked us to come and[…]Read More
In this article we explain how to use two buckets to extract a small amount of frames. A quick and easy method for when you only have a few frames to extract.
Margaret continues her series of blog posts about what we doing to get ready for the bee season.
Kiwimana Strategy Meeting for Wintering down the apiary. We identified some key areas to consider…. Apiary Weather Treatments Feeding Bee Keeping Practices